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Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 3:16pm
BECKLEY’S EAST COAST EXCURSION: After closing the Los Angeles boutique bearing her last name in January and another in Las Vegas two years earlier, Melissa Beckley is back in the retail business. The retailer-turned-designer plans to unveil a pop-up shop at 85 Mercer St. in New... read more
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 3:14pm
KANYE AND DAMON, GET IN LINE: Kanye West and Damon Dash are going to have to follow procedure if they want to buy bankrupt etailer Karmaloop, as they say they do. Senior lender Comvest Capital in the site’s bankruptcy has been selected as the stalking horse to spur a bidding... read more
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 3:08pm
Happy feet: Laid-back Los Angeles label Wren has announced a collaborative capsule collection with espadrille brand Soludos for summer. The collection’s three styles — an original slip-on design, as well as platform and sandal variations — are fabricated from handmade batik... read more
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 3:06pm
“Chanel!” Pharrell Williams said. “I can’t believe I’m here right now. This is Chanel.” Yes, it was so hard to believe Karl Lagerfeld staged a Chanel show in the middle of New York’s Upper East Side Tuesday night, even Pharrell was incredulous. He was speaking from a makeshift... read more
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 2:00pm
No stranger to the fusion of hip-hop and culinary delights when it comes to his work, Action Bronson has chosen a more literal approach to doing press for his album, Mr. Wonderful, by having world-renowned chefs cook up dishes inspired by his music. While Mario Batali opted... read more
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 1:20pm
NYC’s Unyforme unveils its latest set of spring apparel. A sporty selection of contemporary streetwear garb is presented in a minimal palette, with heathered gear executed in technical fabrics sitting alongside color-blocked sweats, vented tees and slim-fitting cuffed chinos.... read more
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 12:56pm
Sophie Rochas was a daddy’s girl, but her father, designer Marcel Rochas, unfortunately died suddenly of an aneurysm when he was 53 and she was 10. Her relationship with her mother, La belle Hélène, was much shakier, and Hélène sued to block the publication of her daughter’s... read more
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 12:40pm
Following an initial glimpse in early February, a second trailer for the  F. Gary Gray-directed biopic about N.W.A., Straight Outta Compton, is now available. With the full cooperation of the various rapper’s estates, the film hones in on the 5 individuals from Compton, CA who... read more
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 12:30pm
Amazon’s newly launched Dash Button aims to alleviate the issue of running out of cleaning and other household products. Currently exclusive to Amazon Prime members, Dash Button comes with a reusable adhesive and a hook so you can hang, stick, or place it right where you need... read more
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 12:12pm
MILAN — With two weeks to go before design fair Salone del Mobile here, a joint Fondazione Altagamma and Bain study found that the design market worldwide had revenues of 90 billion euros, or $119.7 billion at average exchange, last year. Including unbranded products, the... read more

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